The Lord's Prayer

As we’ll be talking about the Lord’s Prayer in my Sunday school class this morning, I wanted to share this recording of a setting by my friend and former colleague, Scott Pfitzinger. You can find the sheet music on his web site. [Read more…]

This is the Day

I love John Rutter’s music. This setting of “This is the Day” was performed at the royal wedding by the Westminster Abbey Choir. HT Methoughts, mefeats, and medefeats. [Read more…]

The Call of Wisdom

This choral composition by Will Todd is a setting of Biblical texts from Proverbs 8 with some additional words. HT Methoughts, Mefeats, and Medefeats   [Read more…]

Butler’s Performance

I only caught the nail-biting final half hour or so of the Butler vs. Marquette basketball game. That was because I was watching another Butler performance. At Clowes Memorial Hall, the Butler Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with a number of other individuals and groups, performed several pieces: Michael Henson’s “We Didn’t See Them As Human,” Sergei [Read More…]

La Betleem Colo-n Jos

Another hauntingly beautiful Romanian Christmas carol, performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more…]

A Spotless Rose (Paul Mealor)

I heard this performed by the Luther College Nordic Choir in the Christmas concert from Luther College on PBS and enjoyed it enough to track down a recording and share it! [Read more…]

Trei Crai

A Romanian Christmas carol, “Three Kings,” performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more…]

O Magnum Mysterium

The beautiful choral piece “O Magnum Mysterium” composed by René Clausen, performed here by the Anderson University Chorale. [Read more…]

The Chelsea Carol (Eric Whitacre)

Via Eric Whitacre’s blog, where he mentioned details about the forthcoming publication of “The Chelsea Carol,” I also found the video above with a preview of the work. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Domnuleţ şi Domn din cer

It’s time to start sharing Romanian Christmas music again. This is a favorite of mine, performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more…]